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Unformatted text preview: PSY 265 Week 6 Methods of Contraception Tina and Dan, as newlyweds who practiced abstinence before marriage, will not need to worry about sexually transmitted diseases if they are monogamous. Therefore, birth control options available to them include barrier methods such a diaphragm or cervical cap, or hormonal birth control such as birth control pills or the patch. Given the fact that they plan on starting a family within the year, methods such as the Depo-provera shot, an IUD, or implants may not be the best option because they tend to be for longer term birth control situations. Advantages to the diaphragm include the fact that there is not a pill to remember to take every day, no hormonal effects from this method. Sponteneity may not always be possible because the diaphragm needs to be inserted prior to intercourse. Birth control pills are a very reliable the diaphragm needs to be inserted prior to intercourse....
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